It’s always advisable to eat healthy for dinner, if not the other meals. Let this article be your trusty guide.

Healthy Dinner Ideas

“Hungry Kya? Dominos Kha!” has been the anthem in numerous Indian households for many many years. Obviously, works drains us of energy, but doesn’t spare us of raging hunger. When walking to the kitchen seems like a full-fledged challenge, cooking a meal is well out of the horizons. Besides, the best pizzas are hardly a call away! This gradually turns into a mundane routine until one day, you’re body is too big for your mirror, or your heart aches even though your love life is perfect! Cooking dinner is not as physically tormenting as it people assume it to be. A few simple steps here and there and voila! You have a succulent, not to mention super healthy meal right at your finger tips and inches away from your tongue. As the nutritionists often say, never binge for dinner. So however small your dinner portions may be, ensure that it is tastier than ever. Read this article to discover a few brilliant healthy dinner ideas.

Healthy Dinner Recipes

Chilli-Rubbed Steaks And Pan Salsa

  • 8 ounces ½ -inch-thick Steaks (rib-eye or trimmed of fat cut into 2 portions)
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • ½ tsp Kosher Salt (divided)
  • 1 tsp extra-virgin Olive oil
  • 2 diced Plum Tomatoes
  • 2 tsp Lime juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh Cilantro
  • Sprinkle chilli powder and ¼ teaspoon of salt over both sides of the juicy steak.
  • Use a medium skillet to heat oil over medium-high heat.
  • Toss in the steaks and cook.
  • Turn ach side once after a few minutes. For medium rare, 1 to 2 minutes per side is good enough.
  • Transfer the steaks to a plate, cover with foil and keep them aside as you start focusing on making the salsa.
  • Add tomatoes, lime juice and the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt to the pan and cook.
  • Keep stirring until the tomatoes soften. This shouldn’t be longer than about 3 minutes.
  • You can add somejalapeño and onion to the salsa for improved taste, if you please.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the cilantro and any accumulated juices from the steaks.
  • Serve the steaks topped with the salsa. 

Spicy Baked Chicken Casserole (With Rice)


  • 8 Chicken pieces (Thighs and Drumsticks)
  • 2 sliced Yellow Peppers
  • 2 sliced Onions
  • 1 bunch fresh Coriander
  • 3 Cloves
  • Garlic Paste
  • 1 or 2 Green Chillies
  • 100 g Chickpeas
  • 175 Basmati rice
  • 3 tsp ground Coriander seeds
  • 1 large Lemon
  • 275 ml Chicken stock
  • 100 g pitted Green Olives
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and place a large casserole to heat in the oven.
  • Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large frying pan. Drop in the 8 chicken pieces into the pan and wait for them to cook properly.
  • Remove the pieces from the pan as you increase the heat to cook 2 sliced yellow peppers and 2 sliced onions until well-browned at the edges.
  • Wash and chop the fresh coriander and crush the garlic and cloves. 
  • Add the coriander and the garlic mixture to the pan along with the well chopped green chillies, the coriander seeds, the chick peas and most importantly, the basmati rice.
  • Stir this mixture tirelessly.
  • Squeeze the juice out of the large lemon.
  • Pour this juice and the chicken stock into a vessel and bring to the boil. Carefully pour this mixture into the pre-heated casserole. Stir the green olives into this mixture.
  • Place the chicken pieces on top, cover and bake for 50-60 minutes until the rice is cooked.
  • This meal generally serves four people.

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